No age statement
Category: Christmas beers & winter ales
Product of: Belgium
A festive brew, complete with Santa label from Belgium’s Bocq Brewery which employs top-fermentation with secondary fermentation in the bottle.
Sampled before 1st May 2011
Dark brown, almost black with thick long lasting off-white head.
Prune and liquorice nose with pine hops, cardamom and spice.
Slightly sweet, fruity, toffee, almost meaty palate with liquorice and mild spice. The very high alcohol content is well masked.
Spicy caramel, liquorice finish.
Closure: Crown cap